The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 59 65 84
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 34 32 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.09% 2.96% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 3.07% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 32 22 10
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,550 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Tester
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1050 1041 1045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 95.54% 96.39% 94.91%
Number of salaries quoted 841 901 861
Average salary £36,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,680 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Tester
Salary Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Nottingham region.

Tester Salary Trend in Nottingham

Tester
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title.

1 34 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 33 (64.71%) QA
3 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (47.06%) ISTQB
5 20 (39.22%) Degree
6 18 (35.29%) Manual Testing
7 16 (31.37%) Scrum
7 16 (31.37%) Windows
8 15 (29.41%) Selenium
9 14 (27.45%) ISEB
10 13 (25.49%) Open Source
10 13 (25.49%) Automation Testing
11 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
11 12 (23.53%) RAD
11 12 (23.53%) Telecoms
12 11 (21.57%) Risk Analysis
12 11 (21.57%) VoIP
12 11 (21.57%) WAN
12 11 (21.57%) Wireshark
13 10 (19.61%) Hyper-V
13 10 (19.61%) FogBugz
13 10 (19.61%) DHCP
13 10 (19.61%) MCSE
13 10 (19.61%) Cisco
13 10 (19.61%) CCNA
13 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
13 10 (19.61%) RTP
13 10 (19.61%) H.323
13 10 (19.61%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 11 (21.57%) VoIP
2 11 (21.57%) WAN
2 11 (21.57%) Wireshark
3 10 (19.61%) DHCP
3 10 (19.61%) RTP
3 10 (19.61%) H.323
3 10 (19.61%) VLAN
4 2 (3.92%) Internet
5 1 (1.96%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Selenium
2 10 (19.61%) FogBugz
3 7 (13.73%) Ranorex
4 4 (7.84%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.96%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.96%) SilkTest
5 1 (1.96%) NUnit
5 1 (1.96%) Rational Robot
5 1 (1.96%) JUnit
General
1 12 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.96%) XML
2 1 (1.96%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Open Source
2 10 (19.61%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 27 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (35.29%) Manual Testing
4 16 (31.37%) Scrum
5 13 (25.49%) Automation Testing
6 12 (23.53%) RAD
7 11 (21.57%) Risk Analysis
8 10 (19.61%) Regression Testing
9 9 (17.65%) Test Automation
10 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
11 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
12 3 (5.88%) Automated Testing
13 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
13 2 (3.92%) Performance Testing
13 2 (3.92%) Kanban
14 1 (1.96%) System Testing
14 1 (1.96%) Unit Testing
14 1 (1.96%) Web Testing
14 1 (1.96%) Test Management
14 1 (1.96%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) SQL
1 8 (15.69%) C#
1 8 (15.69%) Java
2 7 (13.73%) Perl
2 7 (13.73%) C++
2 7 (13.73%) Ruby
3 3 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (47.06%) ISTQB
2 20 (39.22%) Degree
3 14 (27.45%) ISEB
4 10 (19.61%) MCSE
4 10 (19.61%) CCNA
4 10 (19.61%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (19.61%) MCITP
5 3 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (64.71%) QA
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Hyper-V
1 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Cisco
1 10 (19.61%) Avaya
1 10 (19.61%) VMware
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
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